For all Upper Valley high school rowers with 1 or more spring seasons of racing experience and a commitment to training for two head races (endurance distances about 5km, roughly 18 minutes). Seats are limited so sign up well in advance (we will maintain a wait list).

Attendance at all practices and races is expected. We will attend 2 away races at CRI Fall Classic on Sept 17 and NH Championships on Oct 16, and we are hosting Brewster Academy at home on Sep 28.

Head Coach: Erika Dade

Coaches: Chuck Nagle, Linda Muri, Laura Gillespie, Ian Girdwood, Ala Crockett, and special guests!

Location: Kendal Riverfront Park

Dates: Sept 6 – Oct 16, 4:00pm-5:45pm (except 9/28 3:30-6:00pm)

    – First week only: Tues-Wed-Thurs, Sept 6-8

    – All later weeks: Mon-Wed-Thurs, Sept 12-Oct 13

    – Optional Sculling Add-on Tuesdays: Sept 13 – Oct 11

Races: (tentative)

    – CRI Fall Classic, Boston, MA – Sat Sept 17

    – Home scrimmage with Brewster Academy – Wed Sept 28 (practice will start at 3:30pm this day)

    – NH Championships, Pembroke, NH – Sun Oct 16

Cost: $275

Please note that Fall Junior Racing is not a school program. Participants will need to arrange their own carpools to practices and races.

Optional Sculling Add-on – Add a 4th day of rowing with the Sculling-only option, for Fall Junior Racing registrants only. No prior Sculling experience necessary. Attendance at the Sculling-only day is optional, but no refunds will be provided for missed sessions. Every Tuesday, September 14 – October 12 (5 weeks). Additional cost: $75

UVRF Junior membership is a prerequisite (ages 14-19). You may register for Fall-Only Junior membership for $25 IF you are not already a 2022 Junior Annual member (note: Junior Spring members will have to add the Junior Fall membership). When registering for membership, please enter the year you took the UVRF or HHS swim test (good for 5 years).

IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE (or volunteer where there is contact with rowers), you must be “Up to date per CDC Guidelines with all recommended COVID-19 vaccines, including any booster dose(s) when eligible.

Generous Financial Aid!!!! (including installment payment option and partial or full scholarship) available from the UVRF Scholarship Fund. Contact Head Coach Erika Dade ( in confidence for details.

Also — looking for launch parents for this 6-week, 4-days-a-week program. There’s some team kit in it for you, and profuse thanks from the coaches and kids! Interested? Email Erika.

Please note that to protect our rowers and to comply with USRowing requirements, dock parent volunteers must submit either a copy of their SafeSport certification (for any sport) or a signed copy of the UVRF/USRowing MAAPP: Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies to the Head Coach.

Got questions? Email Erika at